Here in the heat of July, a number of our past winners are continuing to make a difference with projects that scream, “Summer!” From playgrounds to outdoor art, kids’ camps to gardening, we love the summery slant to these winners’ work. We recently caught up with a few of them to see what they’re doing these days to help other people and our planet.
We’re thrilled to celebrate this month the high school graduations of several of our past Barron Prize winners. As they and so many others mark this milestone and head into their next chapters, we thought it fitting to reprint a graduation address given by author and Barron Prize founder T. A. Barron.
We recently asked some of our 2017 Barron Prize winners what it meant to them to win the Barron Prize. Here’s what they had to say…
We’re often asked at this time of year what makes a strong Barron Prize application. We’ve turned to the experts – our former winners – for help in answering that question. Here, six of our 2018 winners offer their tips for submitting an application that stands out.
As we head into a new year of the Barron Prize, we’re full of gratitude! We’re grateful we’ll again be awarding each of our winners $10,000 — double the prize amount of previous years. We’re thankful for the continuing support of our national partners and for the recent addition of several new ones. And we so appreciate the ongoing strong media coverage of our winners’ work, knowing those stories will inspire others to action.